Issue 120 | Fall


Remembering Thomas Buechner (1926-2010); Seattle to host the 2011 Glass Art Society conference; book and DVD reviews; the Brychtova Forum celebrates women in glass; a new executive director at Pilchuck Glass School; the Glass Eye looks at bold new wineglass designs.


Stan Gaz at Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York; David Schnuckel at the Robert Lehman Gallery at UrbanGlass, Brooklyn; group exhibition at Contemporary Applied Arts, London; Richard Royal at the Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago.

UG News

New UrbanGlass facade design wins a 2009 Public Design Commission Award.


by William Warmus

Remembering Thomas Buechner (1926-2010)


Ancestor Worship

by Victoria Josslin

Preson Singletary's search for identity illustrates the power (and perils) of reverence for an idealized past.

Bringing the Light

by John Drury

A fresh look at the work and career of Paul Marioni.


by William Ganis

Oben Abright's highly realistic figures communicate a level of social awareness unusual for work in glass.

Runway Glass

by Andrew Page

Laura Donefer's risque fashion show gets groomed and styled by Montreal Fashion designers.

Glass: The UrbanGlass Quarterly, a glossy art magazine published four times a year by UrbanGlass has provided a critical context to the most important artwork being done in the medium of glass for more than 40 years.